The Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland has been excavating this medieval castle for some years. Constructed in the early fourteenth century as a fortified manor house, it belonged to the St Quintin family...
Wednesday 23 May 2018
This year’s conference, organised by the York Archaeological Forum and hosted by the City of York Council, will be on November 17th and will focus on Roman York. The talks will cover recent archaeological work on Roman sites in the city and...
The Roman Antiquities Section recently enjoyed a talk by Kurt Hunter-Mann about his investigations over the last few years at the Roman settlement at Ravenglass, on the west coast of Cumbria.
The Lake District National Park Authority web...
Sunday 20 May 2018
English Heritage's controversial scheme to build into the motte at Clifford's Tower is again under challenge. Campaigners including the York-based Council for British Archaeology argue that the planning permission granted in the face of huge opposition by York City Council must be overturned. A freedom of information request revealed that substantial elements of the plan were withheld during the planning process. A crowd-funded case goes to the appeal court in July.
There's a full report in today's Guardian (27 April)
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